May 1, 2014No Comments

Introducing HD Widgets 4

HD Widgets 4 is rolling out from the Play Store starting today. There's some good stuff in there: updated UI, more weather information, and new widgets.

We actually have more, but there's a catch...

With over 800k active installs, we can't release HD Widgets to everyone all at once. It's just too risky for our small team. Instead, we're using Google's staged rollout system to release to limited portions of users per day over the next week or so.

After the rollout, there's even more coming. We just need to make sure everyone has access to HDW4.

So what's new? Let's find out.

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April 22, 2014No Comments

HD Widgets 4 beta

HD Widgets 4 is coming!

Today we released the HDW 4 beta in our beta community. To participate, simply join the beta group using a Google+ account and follow the instructions.

UPDATE: if you're using Google+ on your device, see below for links.

HDW users can opt-in to the beta group and play with the new app now. There's also a new Colourform theme pack beta available in the same group.

The UI is fresher and lighter while under the hood got a major revamp. The new app uses a side menu for fast and easy navigation. The weather screen now includes an hourly forecast graph, 7-10 day forecast, and more details. There's also new prefs, support, guides, widgets, and much more to be announced next week.

Please help us spread the word about the beta so we can round up as many people as possible to test the new app. HD Widgets currently has almost 1M active users and it's been over a year since our last major update; we really want to release the best app we can.

HD Widgets 4 is scheduled for staged roll out beginning Thursday, May 1st. We'll have complete details (and a few surprises) at that time.

Install HD Widgets 4 Beta now via the beta group.

If you're on mobile here's the links:

HD Widgets 4 beta:

Colourform 2 beta:

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March 25, 2014No Comments

Introducing Cloudskipper 2.0

Our classic music player, Cloudskipper 2.0 is now available in the Play Store. The new app is a massive UI overhaul designed for ICS and later devices with high res screens.

The new app has the same overall flow and feel, just brought closer to current trends and features. We've done away with the glassy design and applied a cleaner, flatter look. The fundamentals are still here: swipe based navigation, thumb-level buttons, social sharing, and our lock screen.

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February 6, 20143 Comments

Introducing Dayframe 2.0 w/ Chromecast Photos and Slideshow

We're very happy to introduce Dayframe 2.0, featuring our new interactive Chromecast photo slideshow.

We wanted to make something you could touch and feel. so it's not just play and sit back - it's interactive! You can control what's playing on Chromecast by swiping forwards and backwards, zoom to fit or fill, pause, shuffle, and even like photos.

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December 10, 2013No Comments

Introducing Dayframe Prime

We're very happy to introduce Dayframe Prime, our upgraded feature set for Dayframe.

While Dayframe has some good basic features, the real juice is in Prime. You get many more ways to customize and organize photos, so you get more variety with less work.

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November 10, 2013No Comments

Introducing Dayframe, your fun and powerful new Android photo frame

We're very excited to announce the release of our new app: Dayframe turns your Android device into a powerful photo frame that works with your favorite photo sharing services to provide an ongoing slideshow of friends, family, and interests.

We briefly covered the new features in Dayframe on our site, so in this post I'll try to go a little deeper.

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